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Jesse  LAIRD

Jesse LAIRD

Male Abt 1789 - 1865  (~ 76 years)

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  • Name Jesse LAIRD  [1, 2
    Born Abt 30 Apr 1789  , , , Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    • Age 50 thru 59, 1840 census, ca 1781-1790
      Age 62, 1850 census, ca 1788, Ireland
    Gender Male 
    Surety 1832  , Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obediah Priest estate 
    Land 1838  , Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    transactions between Obediah Priest, Sr. estate and Jesse Laird 
    Lawsuit May 1838  , Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Jesse Laird vs Rebecca Priest and 7 of her children 
    Census 1 Jun 1840  , Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Jesse Laird household 
    • Jesse Laird
      2 males 5 thru 9 [1831-1835; ]
      1 male 10 thru 14 [1826-1830; ]
      2 males 15 thru 19 [1821-1825; ]
      1 male 50 thru 59 [1781-1790; Jesse]
      1 male 90 thru 99 [1741-1750; ]
      1 female under 5 [1836-1840; Elizabeth]
      1 female 5 thru 9 [1831-1835; ]
      1 female 15 thru 19 [1821-1825; ]
      1 female 30 thru 39 [1801-1810; Nancy]
      1 female 70 thru 79 [1761-1770; ]
    1840 U. S. Census - Richison
    1840 U. S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Dearborn Co. - Jesse Laird
    Census 1 Jun 1850  Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Jesse Laird household 
    • Jesse Laird, age 62, M, W, farmer, real estate $18,000, b. Ireland
    1850 U. S. Census - Richison
    1850 U. S. Census - Richison
    Indiana. Dearborn Co. - Jesse Laird
    Census 3 Jul 1860  Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    U.S. 

    • «b»1) Jesse Laird, age 69, male, farmer, real estate $5400, personal estate $1000, born Ireland«/b»

      2) Nancy Laird, age 42, female, born Indiana

      3) Wm. Laird, age 28, male, farmer, born Indiana

      4) Elizabeth Laird, age 20, female, born Indiana

      5) Joseph Laird, age 14, male, born Indiana

      6) James Laird, age 12, male, born Indiana

      7) Frank Laird, age 10, male, born Indiana
    Will 1865  , Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    that was probated 
    Died 12 Nov 1865  Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Obituary 17 Nov 1865  Lawrenceburg Twp., Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    The Democratic Register, p.3 

    • "Jesse Laird, one of the oldest settlers in this county, died at his residence in this township Sunday last ]12 Nov 1865], at the advanced age of about 74 years. Thus has departed one of the earliest pioneers of this valley."
    Buried Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Association Obediah PRIEST (Relationship: Suretyfor Rebecca Priest and Duncan Carmichael, Obediah's estate) 
    Notes 
    • In the folksy 1858 tome about Dearborn County, "Cotton's Keepsake", it is written about Wilson Creek that "my venerable friends Joshua Sanks and Jesse Laird and others reside here, loved by all who know them . . . " In an 1860 plat map of Dearborn County, Jesse is shown with a plot of 175 acres next to Wilson Creek. His son George is shown with 30 acres across the creek. [2]
    Person ID I9273  richison
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 

    Family 1 Mary THARP,   b. Cal 1794,   d. 4 May 1837  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married Abt 1808  [2
    Children 
     1. Jesse M. LAIRD, Jr.  [Birth]
     2. son LAIRD  [Birth]
     3. Lytle LAIRD,   b. Abt 1817,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     4. George LAIRD,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     5. William LAIRD,   b. Abt 1830, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     6. Robert LAIRD,   b. Abt 1832, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865  (Age ~ 33 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F3429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy PRIEST,   b. Between 1806 and 1810, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1873, prob, Vermilion, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1838  , Dearborn, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth LAIRD,   b. Abt 1840, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [Birth]
     2. Henry Clay LAIRD,   b. 20 Jul 1842, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1860  (Age 17 years)  [Birth]
     3. Nancy J. LAIRD,   b. Abt 1844, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1850  (Age ~ 7 years)  [Birth]
    +4. Joseph H. LAIRD,   b. 5 Sep 1845, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
    +5. James T. LAIRD,   b. 18 Jun 1847, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1931  (Age 83 years)  [Birth]
     6. Franklin "Frank" LAIRD,   b. Abt 1850, , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900  (Age ~ 50 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jun 2016 
    Family ID F3431  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 30 Apr 1789 - , , , Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Dearborn, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1837] 1850 U.S. Census, 26 Jun 2916.
      1850 U. S. census, Dearborn County, Indiana, population schedule, Lawrenceburg Township, p. 249B, dwelling 527, family 538, Jesse Laird household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 June 2016); citing NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 141.

    2. [S1878] Correspondence, 31 Oct 2010.
      John Laird, California,to Shirley Fields, e-mail, 18 July 2010; shared his research in "The Priest Family Search/Va-Ky-Ohio-Ind".

    3. [S1310] Find A Grave, 31 Oct 2010.
      Find A Grave, database and images, (http://findagrave.com : accessed 26 June 2016); memorial page for Jesse Laird (1789-1865), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43,676,301; citing Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery, Dearborn County, Indiana, created by Barb; the photograph by Barb is materially informative and provides a legible image of the inscribed data.

    4. [S1838] 1840 U.S. Census, 26 Jun 2916.
      1840 U. S. census, Dearborn County, Indiana, population schedule, Washington Township, p. 106 (penned), Jesse Laird household; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 24 June 2016); citing NARA microfilm publication M704, roll 77.